A young friend, who was about to celebrate her twentieth birthday, asked me this question. “What twenty things would you tell a twenty-year-old about life?” After recovering from the shock of the being asked this question, and knowing that there surely isn’t a twenty-year-old living on this planet who would bother listening to me, I thought, well, why not? After making my decision, my only problem was stopping at twenty. So here we go with my abbreviated list of hard earned life lessons that no twenty-year-old in their right mind will ever pay any attention to. 1. Never listen to anything said by anyone over the age of twenty-one. It
I was reading a couple of blog posts written by young men offering advice to others about creating the ‘cool’ factor. Obviously this ‘cool’ factor is very important as it is a vital element in the woman luring business. As one who is well past this stage in life, I thought I might approach this from the experience perspective and let these young fellows into a few secrets. Secrets that will enable them to attain the ‘cool’ factor with ease. 1. Put a good sized potato in your swim suit. But be careful. Note: Always put the potato down the front of your swimming trunks. 2. Start shaving very young.
Although it may seem odd to some who know me, I do read, listen and digest information. I like to understand, analyse and absorb people’s ideas and ways of thinking. It’s just a nasty rumour that I can only absorb beer. In an effort to improve my blogging skills, I read a large number of articles and blogs and tried to heed some of the advice. Correct spelling, good grammar with images. Tick. No major problems there. Except that, I love double negatives. Then there was something about permalinks and tagging, which I didn’t understand so I ignored. Then there was some advice about comments, content length, categories and type